Harriet Stearns

19 November 1802–1 September 1881 (Age 78)
New York, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Stearns was born on 19 November 1802, in New York, United States, her father, Asa Stearns, was 44 and her mother, Lucy Cady, was 38. She lived in Persia, Persia, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 1 September 1881, in Barry Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78.

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Asa Stearns
Lucy Cady
James Stearns
Sena Stearns
Candace Stearns
Laura Almira Stearns
Zebina Stearns
Abigail Stearns
Sylvia J Stearns
Lucy Stearns
Sydney Stearns
Harriet Stearns
Harriet Stearns
Asa H. Stearns
Elijah Cady Stearns
Eliza Cady Stearns
Curtis Stearns

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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Knowles in household of Perry O Knowles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harriet Knowles in household of Aaron P Knowles, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Knowles in household of Aaron P Knowles, "New York State Census, 1855"

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